Hollywood Director and Actor Justin Chon discussed his career and creative influences at the UH West Oʻahu ʻUluʻulu Archive Exhibition Space in the UHWO Library on April 30 as part of the Academy for Creative Media Master Class series.
Justin Chon is best known as Jeff Chang, the star of 21 and Over, with fans also recognizing him from The Twilight Saga, frequent television appearances, and a constant presence on YouTube, often with his buddy, Kev Jumba. A southern California native, Justin Chon’s career began in 2005 when he acted in the acclaimed TV series Jack & Bobby, then as Peter Wu in the Disney Channel film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior and as Tony Lee in the Nickelodeon sitcom Just Jordan. Chon has also starred, produced and directed two films in Hawaiʻi, Hang Loose and Man Up. He recently starred in Revenge of the Green Dragons, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Chon’s latest film, Seoul Searching, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
The Masters Series is part of UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media concentration and aims to increase student understanding of the art and business of content creation. All presentations are free and open to students, faculty, staff and the public. View photos from the Academy for Creative Media Master Class with Justin Chon on the UH West Oʻahu flickr page.